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Nov 21, 2012 — A top fighter in the '80s and '90s, Camacho has run into a series of problems in recent years — including a burglary arrest and conviction. He was shot Tuesday in Puerto Rico. A man with him was killed.
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Feb 2, 2012 — He trained not only Muhammad Ali, but also 14 other world champions, including Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman. Dundee was 90.
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Nov 8, 2011 — Frazier and Muhammad Ali fought three classic bouts in the early '70s. In the first, Frazier won. Ali came back to win the next two.
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Nov 7, 2011 — Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali, once bitter opponents, had reconciled in recent years. They fought three of boxing's most famous fights. Now, Frazier has liver cancer.
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Aug 29, 2011 — Pediatricians should strongly discourage parents from letting their kids box and suggest sports that don't encourage intentional injuries, a new policy statement says.
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Mar 8, 2011 — To honor the momentous Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier boxing match, Life has published a gallery of never-before-seen photos.
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Aug 17, 2010 — Research suggests head trauma in athletes can lead to damage that looks like Lou Gehrig's Disease. It raises the possibility that the famous baseball player might not have had the disease named for him.
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Jul 20, 2010 — Albert Gore, Jr. is fighting in a charity boxing match tonight. If you were fighting the son of Al Gore, what trash talk would you drop on him?
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